Ventricular Assist Device

A ventricular assist device (VAD) is a mechanical pump that supports heart function and blood flow in people who have weakened hearts. These devices can support the function of the left, right, or both heart ventricles.


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  • SourceUrl: https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/subscribe/4904
  • Syndication ID: 16538
  • Language: English
  • Source: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
  • Date Content Published: Friday, December 09, 2016 at 12:00 PM
  • Date Syndication Captured: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 10:21 PM
  • Date Syndication Updated: Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 12:51 AM

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